Global Land Cover 2000 - Products
13. Australia 10. North America 19. Hawaii 1. South America 2. Africa 8, 11. Europe: All, North Western, Southern, France 7. Eastern Europe 3. Northern Eurasia 18. Greenland and Iceland 9. China 5. South Asia 6. South East Asia 4. Asia (Middle East) 4. Asia (Japan) 12. Solomon Islands 14. New Caledonia and Vanuatu 16. Fiji 15. New Zealand

The GLC2000 product is available for download in the following formats: Binary and ESRI GRID. Both formats are compressed into ZIP files, which must be extracted to a new directory. Both zip files also contain ASCII text files regarding header info, legend colours (RGB, 0-255), and how to correctly reference the data. An excel file of class names, values, and decimal colours can also be found.


Product Version DataReference DOWNLOAD Approx File Size (Mb) Metadata Further Information Quicklook Poster

Global Product (LatLong)

v1.1 ESRI / Binary / Tiff / Img 33.0 Description Yes
1. South America v2.0 ESRI / Binary 4.8 Description Yes
2. Africa v5.0 ESRI / Binary 3.8 Description Yes
3. Northern Eurasia v4.0 ESRI / Binary 10.9 Description Yes
4. Asia v1.0 ESRI / Binary 11.0 Description - -
5. South Asia v4.0 ESRI / Binary 3.6 Description -
5+6. South and South East Asia (Tropical Asia) v2.0 ESRI / Binary 3.5 Description - Yes
6. South East Asia v3.0 ESRI / Binary 1.5 Description -
7. France - - - - Description - - -
8. Europe v2.0 ESRI / Binary 3.5 Description - Yes
9. China v3.0 ESRI / Binary 2.2 Description - Yes
10. North America v2.0 ESRI / Binary 6.5 Description -
12. Solomon Islands v1.0 ESRI / Binary - Description - -
13. Australia v1.0 ESRI / Binary / Tiff 1.2 Description Yes
14. New Caledonia and Vanuatu v1.0 ESRI / Binary - Description - -
15. New Zealand v1.0 ESRI / Binary 0.1 Description - -
16. Fijian Islands v1.0 ESRI / Binary - Description - -
17. North Africa - - - - - - - -
18. Greenland and Iceland v1.0 ESRI / Binary 0.2 Description - -
19. Hawaii v1.0 ESRI / Binary - Description - -

* The European products were created by different partners, using different techniques, therefore, their consistency cannot be guaranteed.

NB: The product named "North America" also includes Central America, and the Caribbean.